Global Mode

Here is what Mike Hosking had to say about Global Mode on Seven Sharp last night.

Do you agree with Mike or have your own view on the Global Mode service? Leave a comment below and let us know.

I have been watching with much interest at how Sky, TVNZ and TV3 have reacted to Slingshot’s Global Mode product and their desire to spend money advertising it.

It brings me back to the early 2000’s when the music industry began to hit the panic button over piracy and rather than invest in legal alternatives, they whined about the problem and threw money at litigation. Eventually, someone with some commonsense came to the astounding realisation that customers would actually pay money for the digital service and now we have wonderful services like Spotify. As a result, we certainly spend more annually on music than we previously did and we have access to a wider range of content. Continue reading »